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licentious

(Adj.) morally unrestrained Syn: immoral; lewd Ant: chaste; pure

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numismatist

(n.) a coin collector

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paucity

(n.) a scarcity; a lack Syn: insufficiency Ant: abundance

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fatalistic

(adj.) believing that all events in life are inevitable and determined to fate

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obtrude

(v.) to force oneself into a situation Syn: impose, intrude Ant: extricate

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pensive

(adj.) dreamily thoughtful Syn: reflective; meditative Ant: silly; frivolous

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lackadaisical

(adj.) uninterested; listless Syn: spiritless; apathetic; languid Ant: enthusiastic; inspired

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alienate

(v.) to turn away feelings or affections Syn: estrange; set against Ant: endear unite

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elated

(adj.) in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful Syn: overjoyed Ant: depressed

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epigram

(n.) a witty saying expressing a single thought or observation Syn: aphorism; bon mot; quip

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prefix "pro"

Before; in front

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roots "fab" and "fess"

To speak

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roots "hab" and "hib"

To have; to possess

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(Adj.) morally unrestrained Syn: immoral; lewd Ant: chaste; pure

licentious

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(n.) a coin collector

numismatist

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(n.) a scarcity; a lack Syn: insufficiency Ant: abundance

paucity

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(adj.) believing that all events in life are inevitable and determined to fate

fatalistic

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(v.) to force oneself into a situation Syn: impose, intrude Ant: extricate

obtrude

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(adj.) dreamily thoughtful Syn: reflective; meditative Ant: silly; frivolous

pensive

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(adj.) uninterested; listless Syn: spiritless; apathetic; languid Ant: enthusiastic; inspired

lackadaisical

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(v.) to turn away feelings or affections Syn: estrange; set against Ant: endear unite

alienate

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(adj.) in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful Syn: overjoyed Ant: depressed

elated

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(n.) a witty saying expressing a single thought or observation Syn: aphorism; bon mot; quip

epigram

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Before; in front

prefix "pro"

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To speak

roots "fab" and "fess"

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To have; to possess

roots "hab" and "hib"